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Elmer Chapp

Elmer Chapp, 94, of Falls City, NE, passed away November 25, 2020, at Falls City. He was born January 8,

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Mayme Noll

Mayme Noll, 94, of Sabetha, KS (formerly of Hiawatha), passed away November 26, 2020, at Sabetha. She was born March

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A MEETING OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH OF THE CITY OF FALLS CITY, WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 16, 2020

NOTICE OF MEETING CITY OF FALLS CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT A MEETING OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH OF

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Falls City Public Schools move to ‘Orange Safety Plan,’ requiring masks

    Due to the increase of COVID cases in Richardson County and more locally in Falls City, Falls City

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Richardson County 2020 Election

by Nikki McKim Just after 10:00 p.m., unofficial Richardson County results of the 2020 General Election were released. In a

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2020-21 NSAA Winter Season Guidelines

         

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Voter Tips and Tools for November 3rd General Election

Secretary of State Bob Evnen is outlining what to expect at the polls for the primary election Tuesday, November 3

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President Donald Trump makes a historical campaign stop in Omaha a week prior to election

  By Nikki McKim; photos by Brian McKim and Nikki McKim President Donald Trump made a historical campaign stop in

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Masking by all parties would reduce risk of student quarantine if exposed to COVID positive person in schools

By Nikki McKim At the end of September, several students at Falls City Public Schools were asked to quarantine after

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Election Deadlines

Friday, October 23 is the last day to register to vote in person at the County Clerk’s Office, Room 203,

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The 1918 “Flu” Pandemic in Richardson Co., A look at the victims and how 1918 compares to Covid-19 in 2020

By Nikki McKim This article is the eighth and final in a series about the 1918 “Spanish Flu,” epidemic that

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The 1918 “flu” pandemic in Richardson Co., numbers start to drop nationally as Falls City looks to Auburn as possible blame for increase in local cases

By Nikki McKim This article is the seventh in an eight part series about the 1918 “flu” epidemic that killed

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Community Medical Center announces new 3-D Mammography Machine

In February, Community Medical Center CEO, Ryan Larsen shared the County Health Rankings and how Richardson County ranked with overall

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The 1918 “flu” pandemic in Richardson County Just keep your flu at home Don’t peddle it around

By Nikki McKim This article is the sixth in an eight part series about the 1918 “flu” epidemic that killed

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FCPS staff members and student test positive for COVID some students asked to quarantine

 On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, The Falls City Public School confirmed one staff members and one student testing positive for

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Hy-Vee Dollar Fresh Grocery Store to open in old Shopko location 

By Nikki McKim The Board of Directors of Downtown Modernization, Inc. announced the sale of the former Falls City Shopko

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The 1918 “flu” pandemic in R.C., Strict quarantine and masks show results as the year ends

By Nikki McKim This article is the fifth in a series about the 1918 “flu” epidemic that killed millions worldwide. 

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Missouri bridges damaged in Spring 2019 flooding, now open to traffic

Spring flooding along the Missouri River in 2019 caused major damage to roads and bridges in Missouri and Nebraska as

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The 1918 “Flu” Pandemic in Richardson County False reports and quarantine in Falls City

By Nikki McKim This article is the fourth in a series about the 1918 “flu” epidemic that killed millions worldwide. 

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High school sports back, but with some stipulations

By Brian McKim If you have already or plan to attend local high school sports this fall, things will look

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Several new cases of COVID confirmed in Richardson County in one week(UPDATED)

The Southeast District Health Department (SEDHD) had confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19 in Richardson County bringing the total to

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Southeast District Health Department recommends masking to curtail the transmission or contain coronavirus

Sheriff Hardesty, Chairman of the Board, called to order the Richardson County Board of Health meeting at 11:00 a.m. on

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Sacred Heart to hold graduation ceremonies at Roh Activity Center on August 9

Sacred Heart Catholic School will hold the 2020 graduation ceremony on August 9, at 2:00 p.m. in the Roh Activity

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County Commissioners and Union employees negotiate

By Charlie Radatz A Special Meeting of the Richardson County Board of Commissioners was held Tue., June 30.  During that

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The 1918 “Flu” Pandemic in RC; The flu hits

By Nikki McKim This article is the third in a series about the 1918 “flu” epidemic that killed millions worldwide. 

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